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Diann Blakely
Brunswick, GA 31523

Hometown: Anniston, AL

The Alabama Writers’ Forum is saddened to announce that eminent writer and Forum friend Diane Blakely passed away on August 5, 2014.


  • Poetry

Publications and Awards

Cities of Flesh and the Dead, Elixir Press, 2008
Farewell, My Lovelies, Story Line Press, 2000
Hurricane Walk, BOA Editions, Ltd., 1992

Whatever Remembers Us: An Anthology of Alabama Poetry, Negative Capability Press, 2007
Best American Poets 2003, Simon and Schuster, 2003
Orpheus and Company: Contemporary Poems on Greek Mythology, UPNE, 1999
Pushcart Prize Anthologies XIX and XX, Pushcart Press, 1997, 1996
The Movies: Texts, Receptions, Exposures, University of Michigan Press, 1997
Lights, Camera, Poetry!: American Movie Poems, The First Hundred Years, Mariner Books, 1996
Homewords, University of Tennessee Press, 1986

Southern Humanities Review, Vol. 44. No. 2, Spring 2010
Oxford American, Summer 2010; Summer 2002
Parnassus, Vol. 31, Nos. 1 and 2, 2009; Vol. 24, No. 1, 1998
New South, Vol. 3, No. 2, Summer 2009
Harvard Review Online, No. 2, 2007
Shenandoah, Vol. 56, No. 2, Fall 2006
storySouth / Thicket, 2005
The Southern Review, Vol. 8, No. 4, Autumn 2002
BOMB, No. 80, 2002
Callaloo, Vol. 24, No. 1, Winter 2001
Doubletake, No. 25, 2001
Crab Orchard Review, 2000
And others

Literary Awards:
Alice Di Fay Castagnola Award, Poetry Society of America, 1999
Dakin Fellow, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, 1994
Robert Frost Fellow, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, 1993

More Information

Gives readings: No
Travels to readings: No
Conducts workshops: No
Available for interviews: Yes

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